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Powerhouse group courts Austin for launch of Major League Pickleb...

Austin sports enthusiasts are sure to consider the formation of a new major league brand a pretty big “dill.” Officially launched Tuesday, September 21 at Dripping Springs entertainment venue Dreamland:

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New Austin concept: Natiivo, a hybrid co...

Developers say Natiivo, a hybrid condo/hotel project in downtown Austin, is a new concept in short-term rentals and in the hospitality industry.

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Austin Restaurant Weeks from Oct. 1-10 t...

Austin Restaurant Weeks will take place Oct. 1-10. Participating Austin-area restaurants, bars and breweries will offer prix-fixe menus, specia

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‘My entire foot looked like a sausage:’ Snakebite victim shares s...

Jay is just one of the 353 people bitten by a snake in Texas this year, according to the Texas Poison Center Network.

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Ad attacking Abbott for Texas' COVID-19 ...

The Lincoln Project, a group of former and current Republicans, said this weekend that its TV ad criticizing Gov. Greg Abbott’s pandemic response was pulled moments before the kickoff of Saturday's nationally televised University of Texas football game.

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Texas restaurant tells couple with immun...

Natalie Wester and her husband, Jose Lopez, were told to "go somewhere else" when they were wearing masks to protect their infant son, Austin.

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West Texans appointed to Texas Medical Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed two West Texans to the Texas Medical Board. The appointments were announced on Monday. One appointee is LuAnn Morgan of Midland. Morgan worked with TXU Electric, taught at UTPB and served three terms on Midland’s City Council.

Where to Drink and Buy Texas Wine Across...

Texas wine is wonderful, but people unfamiliar with the scene may not know where to start with the state’s wide variety of noteworthy bottles or the stellar businesses selling them. If you’re in search of Texas wines worth trying and ways to support Austin restaurants and small businesses,

Texas doctor who defied state’s new abor...

A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law all but dared supporters of the state's near-total ban on the procedure to try making an early example of him by filing a lawsuit — and by Monday,

Barbie partners with Texas-based group to empower young Latinas

Barbie announced a new, year-long partnership with Austin-based Latinitas, a non-profit dedicated to empowering all girls to fulfill their dreams. Though based in Austin, Latinita

East Austin Area Events: See What's Comi...

Want for a family outing? Patch has you covered with the latest upcoming events taking place this week in East Austin. See what's happening and what might interest you before you make plans. Looking to host an event?

Texas doctor sued after saying he purpos...

The Washington Post reports Dr. Alan Braid faces a lawsuit after admitting he’d performed an abortion on a woman after the six-week period currently allowed by Texas’ recently adopted

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U.S. Department of Labor cites Fort Wort...

A Fort Worth masonry company is facing penalties of more than $216,000 after reportedly exposing workers to dangerous working conditions, the

Take a tour of Texas’ first and largest hemp processing facility ...

You may have heard a lot of buzz about hemp or CBD products and wondered exactly what they are or what they do. Luckily, the folks at Bayou City Hemp Co. have all the answers - and then some. From giving a tour of their innovative facility here in Houston to educating people on Texas’ legalization of hemp in 2019,

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Houston Police Union calls for judge’s r...

The president of the Houston Police Officer’s Union is calling for a Harris County judge to step down after allowing a habitual offender who has since been accused of shooting two Houston police officers to bond out of jail.

Houston Open expects a full house for 20...

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, there wasn’t a full cast of fans for Carlos Ortiz, celebrating his putt on the 8th hole to win the Houston Open in 2020, but that is expected t

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Here's where to find the most festive pumpkin patches in San Anto...

Summer is officially over, meaning the fall fun can finally begin. Between corn mazes and the festive autumn decorations, there's plenty of ways to celebrate the season. However, you can't experience the fall without visiting a pumpkin patch.

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Aurora Will Test Its Fleet of Self-Drivi...

AM" hybrid electric minivans—short for "Sienna Autonomo-MaaS"—will be tested in a six-month pilot program in Dallas, Pittsburgh, the San Francisco Bay areal, and other locations. Aurora intends to deploy the vehicles on ride-hailing networks in late 2024.

Dallas-area couple kicked out of bar and...

The owner of the restaurant said it's a private business, and said he has the right to refuse service to those who want to wear a mask.

This most puro San Antonio lotería game, Lotería de Comida, featu...

Hungry for a different kind of lotería experience? Tracey Maurer would love you to play with her food. Food is the commercial photographer’s recipe to update the classic Mexican bingo game. In Lotería de Comida,

Strike a pose: San Antonio Vogue Nights ...

San Antonio Vogue Nights has been characterized as bringing ballroom culture to San Antonio, but that’s not really true. “Ballroom has definitely been in San Antonio,” said Shayla Delaunay, who has been involved with ballroom for about three years and is one of the organizers for the new event.

OneStar Foundation Awards Teach For Amer...

The award is designated for Teach For America programs in Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, the Rio Grande Valley, and San Antonio for the upcoming school year. It's part of a larger $21.6 million in federal funding that Texas received from AmeriCorps.

San Antonio man headed to Mexico City arrested in connection with...

San Antonio police arrested a man Sunday, moments before he was due to board a bus headed to Mexico City, according to an arrest affidavit.

San Antonio kids represent Texas in Time...

On Saturday, the bright lights of New York City's Times Square had some friendly competition when photos of a few San Antonio kids lit up the tourist attraction.  Eight-year-old Audrey Diaz is one of five San Antonio-area kids who were recognized in an hour-long video for the National Down Syndrome Society,

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Disney Ditches Virtual Queue System for ...

Walt Disney World (WDW) has just announced that it will be temporarily “pausing” the virtual queue service for "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" at Disney’s Hollywood Studios park. Instead, there will be the traditional standby line.

Here's What You Need to Know About Apple...

If you own any Apple products, listen up! A new report came out about potential spyware hacks and the company replied by rolling out emergency security patches for most of their operating systems.

Old Navy Expands Its Plus Size Product Line in Stores

Old Navy evened the playing field with this bold move, mixing extended sizes in with its existing offerings.

Amazon's 'LuLaRich' Pulls Back the Curta...

Let's get real. Amazon's original series "LuLaRich" dives headfirst into the LuLaRoe phenomenon by ripping back the curtain and tossing it out–curtain rod and all.

Taco Bell Wants Your Used Sauce Packets!

Taco Bell is teaming with TerraCycle in their efforts to go green, as they're encouraging customers to return sauce packets for recycling. This effort is aimed towards more recycling products that have been used.

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BREAKING: Body Found in Wyoming Confirmed to Be Missing 22-Year-O...

On Tuesday, September 21, authorities officially announced that the body found in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming has been positively identified as Gabby Petito, 22.

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Fall Officially Starts on Wednesday, and...

Autumn officially arrives Wednesday at 3:21 p.m. EDT, and we're ready. While we should have been winding down into milder temps this time of year, the weather has done anything but.

Cracking the Code on Gen Z Slang: Slaps,...

Need to talk to your kids but can't understand what they're saying? Need a guide to Gen Z slang and lingo? We've got the definitions to "cap," "simp," "sus," and so many more!

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Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Haunt You Forever

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness. 

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Dunkaroos Are Back—Here's Where You Can ...

Dunkaroos, the popular '90s snack, is making a comeback, and you can find them in an oddly convenient place.

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'Friday' Actor Anthony 'AJ' Johnson Has ...

Actor Anthony 'A.J.' Johnson has passed away at the age of 55. His most iconic roles were as E.Z.E. in "House Party" and Ezal in the movie "Friday."

Your Ultimate Guide to Black Friday Shopping!

To lend a hand, we've put together this guide of everything you need to know about Black Friday 2021, including when it starts, where to shop, and the best deals.

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